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Impact Of Immigration On Public Services

Listen again to BBC Radio 4’s The Westminster Hour which interviewed people, such as MP Frank Field (Lab) and Migrationwatch Chairman, Sir Andrew Green, about the ability of Britain to cope with the large numbers of people who have come to this country in recent years. The programme specifically addresses the impact of migrants on […]

The Economic Impact Of Immigration

Robert Rowthorn, Emeritus Professor at Cambridge University, gave written evidence to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Select Committee about the economic impact of immigration on the UK. Professor Rowthorn highlights that "…large-scale immigration will lead to a rapid and sustained growth in population………overcrowding, congestion, pressure on housing and public services, and loss of environmental […]

14th October 2007 (Economics, Employment, Housing, Population)

Policy Formers

Sir Andrew Green, Chairman of Migrationwatch, has been voted by the Daily Telegraph, the 50th most influential person in UK for his role in alerting the country to the unsustainability of mass immigration.

2nd October 2007 (Policy)

The Observer: Your Letters

In ‘The truth Migration Watch doesn’t want you to know’ (Opinion, last week), Jasper Gerard completely misrepresents our position. We, too, favour integration. Indeed, we regard it as essential to the future harmony of our society. We just don’t believe it is possible at present rates of immigration. The government’s own figures show that foreign […]

Sunday Times: Letters

FITTING TOGETHER: Trevor Phillips stated that "people like Andrew Green at Migrationwatch are saying these new arrivals can’t fit in. I believe that shows contempt for the tolerance of the British people". In fact, I have never said anything of the kind. Migrationwatch believes that integration is perfectly possible but not on the massive scale […]

Ons Immigration Figures Prove Migrationwatch Projection Correct.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) released revised figures for immigration on 27 September, 2007. Their figures show that annual net immigration has been running at 190,000 for some years and not, as they previously claimed, 145,000. Philip Johnston of the Daily Telegraph, in his article, ‘Labour has lost control of borders’, points out that […]

29th September 2007 (Migration Trends, Population)

Migrationwatch Comment On Revised Immigration Assumptions By The Ons Today

Sir Andrew Green, Chairman of Migrationwatch, points out that the new ONS assumption, released today, at last recognises that the present very high levels of immigration are likely to continue unless the government moves from rhetoric to really effective measures. He highlights that it means that our population will increase by about 8.7 million between […]

At Last, A Big Idea From The Libdems. Pity It’s Such A Foolish One

Commentaryby Sir Andrew Green At last the LibDems have noticed that we have a problem over immigration. For years they have been in denial but yesterday’s conference debate is their first tiny step toward reality. They even have a big idea. Unfortunately, it is an extremely foolish one. They are calling for ‘an earned route […]

Why One Size Does Not Fit All

Eurobabble is the only word to describe yesterday’s speech on immigration by Franco Frattini. Yet again the "one size fits all" approach of the European Commission produces a result that is a nonsense for Britain Immigration, he declared, is the key answer to a declining population. There is just one problem with that. England’s population […]

The Chindamo Case

Chindamo was born in Italy in 1980 of a Philippina mother and Italian father. His mother obtained a legal separation from the father on grounds of violent behaviour. She obtained a residence permit as an EEA national exercising Treaty rights and the appellant arrived in the United Kingdom with her in January 1987. In December […]

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